Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing AWS 455 764 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.76% 11.21% 8.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.54% 39.12% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 627 491
City of London median daily rate £546 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +2.33% +2.38%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £425
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £546 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -0.68% +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -21.35% -
10th Percentile £24.50 £35.00 £40.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £35.00 £48.25
Central London median hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -23.81% +17.98% -

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,490 1,953 1,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.97% 28.64% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,163 1,545 1,218
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £350 £322
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 18
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% -5.34%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £23.75 £36.18
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £20.25
% change year-on-year +7.94% -7.36% +1.66%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -2 8 £500 -11.11%
Moorgate -16 3 £500 -9.09%
AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 159 (34.95%) Python
2 151 (33.19%) DevOps
3 148 (32.53%) Azure
4 140 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (28.35%) Kubernetes
6 117 (25.71%) Docker
7 114 (25.05%) Java
8 106 (23.30%) GCP
9 91 (20.00%) Microservices
10 87 (19.12%) Terraform
11 76 (16.70%) Linux
12 74 (16.26%) JavaScript
13 69 (15.16%) Google
14 67 (14.73%) TDD
14 67 (14.73%) Serverless
15 66 (14.51%) Finance
16 65 (14.29%) SQL
17 58 (12.75%) Jenkins
18 54 (11.87%) Ansible
19 52 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
20 46 (10.11%) Web Services
20 46 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
21 43 (9.45%) Software Engineering
21 43 (9.45%) Migration
22 42 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
22 42 (9.23%) Scrum
23 41 (9.01%) C#
23 41 (9.01%) Node.js
24 40 (8.79%) React
25 39 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (7.03%) Apache Spark
2 23 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (4.40%) Confluence
4 10 (2.20%) Apache
4 10 (2.20%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.76%) SAS
7 6 (1.32%) nginx
8 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.88%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.66%) CMS
10 3 (0.66%) JBoss
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.44%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.44%) Jetty
11 2 (0.44%) Luigi
11 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.66%) InDesign
3 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.44%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 148 (32.53%) Azure
2 106 (23.30%) GCP
3 67 (14.73%) Serverless
4 52 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
5 39 (8.57%) Amazon S3
6 32 (7.03%) GitHub
7 31 (6.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (4.62%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (3.74%) Route 53
11 17 (3.74%) SaaS
12 13 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (2.64%) OpenShift
14 11 (2.42%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (2.42%) PaaS
15 10 (2.20%) Amazon Cognito
15 10 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (1.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.86%) DNS
2 12 (2.64%) Firewall
2 12 (2.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.42%) VPN
4 9 (1.98%) LAN
4 9 (1.98%) WAN
5 8 (1.76%) Network Security
6 5 (1.10%) HTTP
6 5 (1.10%) SSL
7 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.88%) MPLS
7 4 (0.88%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.66%) SAN
8 3 (0.66%) VLAN
9 2 (0.44%) FTP
9 2 (0.44%) Internet
9 2 (0.44%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.44%) VoIP
9 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (8.35%) Big Data
3 32 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 28 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 24 (5.27%) MySQL
6 22 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 20 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
8 19 (4.18%) SQL Server
9 17 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (3.30%) Relational Database
11 14 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.86%) Amazon Athena
13 12 (2.64%) BigQuery
14 9 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.98%) Data Lake
14 9 (1.98%) Redis
15 8 (1.76%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.54%) Neo4j
17 6 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 58 (12.75%) Jenkins
2 34 (7.47%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.15%) JIRA
4 15 (3.30%) CircleCI
5 11 (2.42%) Selenium
6 10 (2.20%) webpack
7 9 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.98%) Travis CI
8 8 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.76%) Maven
9 7 (1.54%) Babel
9 7 (1.54%) GitLab
10 6 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.32%) gulp
11 5 (1.10%) Gradle
11 5 (1.10%) Grunt
12 4 (0.88%) RSpec
12 4 (0.88%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 66 (14.51%) Finance
2 21 (4.62%) Banking
2 21 (4.62%) Public Sector
3 17 (3.74%) Marketing
4 7 (1.54%) Advertising
5 6 (1.32%) Publishing
6 5 (1.10%) Front Office
6 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Retail
8 3 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (29.89%) Developer
2 70 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (12.97%) Architect
4 41 (9.01%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (9.01%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.25%) AWS Developer
5 33 (7.25%) Data Engineer
6 32 (7.03%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (5.71%) Python Developer
8 22 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 21 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (4.18%) Python Engineer
10 19 (4.18%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.74%) AWS Architect
12 17 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
12 17 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (2.86%) Analyst
15 12 (2.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.11%) Web Services
2 41 (9.01%) Node.js
3 40 (8.79%) React
4 37 (8.13%) .NET
5 32 (7.03%) AngularJS
5 32 (7.03%) REST
6 31 (6.81%) Spring
7 30 (6.59%) Spring Boot
8 27 (5.93%) CSS
9 26 (5.71%) Kafka
10 25 (5.49%) HTML
11 16 (3.52%) Redux
12 14 (3.08%) Vue.js
13 13 (2.86%) RESTful
14 12 (2.64%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (2.20%) HTML5
15 10 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (1.98%) SAML
17 8 (1.76%) Pandas
18 7 (1.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.62%) Cloud Native
2 21 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.96%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.98%) Marketing Technology
8 8 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.32%) User Experience
10 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.88%) Fibre Optics
11 4 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.66%) Replication
12 3 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.70%) Linux
2 24 (5.27%) Windows
3 22 (4.84%) Unix
4 8 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Debian
7 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Android
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (33.19%) DevOps
2 140 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (20.00%) Microservices
4 67 (14.73%) TDD
5 46 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (9.45%) Migration
6 43 (9.45%) Software Engineering
7 42 (9.23%) Scrum
8 39 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
9 34 (7.47%) Test Automation
10 31 (6.81%) Open Source
11 28 (6.15%) Analytics
12 27 (5.93%) ETL
13 25 (5.49%) BDD
13 25 (5.49%) Data Science
14 24 (5.27%) Kanban
15 23 (5.05%) Machine Learning
16 22 (4.84%) Configuration Management
17 20 (4.40%) E-Commerce
18 19 (4.18%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 159 (34.95%) Python
2 114 (25.05%) Java
3 74 (16.26%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.29%) SQL
5 41 (9.01%) C#
6 38 (8.35%) Ruby
7 34 (7.47%) Go
8 22 (4.84%) Java 8
9 21 (4.62%) Scala
10 19 (4.18%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.74%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.52%) PHP
13 13 (2.86%) ES6
13 13 (2.86%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.98%) R
15 8 (1.76%) Groovy
16 7 (1.54%) C++
16 7 (1.54%) Kotlin
17 6 (1.32%) C
18 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.40%) Degree
4 14 (3.08%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.10%) PhD
7 4 (0.88%) CISSP
7 4 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.66%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (0.66%) ISEB
9 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.86%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) NIST
3 3 (0.66%) NCSC
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 117 (25.71%) Docker
2 15 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.88%) HDFS
5 3 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.44%) Varnish
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.22%) UAG
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 129 (28.35%) Kubernetes
2 87 (19.12%) Terraform
3 54 (11.87%) Ansible
4 34 (7.47%) Puppet
5 19 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (1.76%) Prometheus
6 8 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.32%) Kibana
8 5 (1.10%) Istio
8 5 (1.10%) Packer
8 5 (1.10%) SCCM
9 4 (0.88%) logstash
9 4 (0.88%) Rancher
9 4 (0.88%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.66%) Kubeflow
11 2 (0.44%) Graphite
11 2 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (15.16%) Google
2 38 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.74%) Oracle
4 15 (3.30%) VMware
5 14 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.86%) Cisco
7 9 (1.98%) Adobe
7 9 (1.98%) Citrix
8 8 (1.76%) Facebook
8 8 (1.76%) Splunk
9 7 (1.54%) IBM
9 7 (1.54%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.32%) Okta
11 5 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.10%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.88%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.88%) New Relic
12 4 (0.88%) Palantir
12 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.88%) Tableau